Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘People of the Book’

Discovering the Sarajevo Haggadah

Discovering the Sarajevo Haggadah
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An ancient volume. An illuminated manuscript. A 500 hundred year journey evading destruction. In Geraldine Brooks‘s People of the Book, Hanna Heath, a rare-book expert, follows the trail of seemingly random clues that begin to unlock the history of the Sarajevo Haggadah. The reader is taken into the worlds of Inquisition-era Venice, early 20th Century […]

One City, One Story: People of the Book

One City, One Story: People of the Book

This year, Pasadena celebrates a decade of participating in One City, One Story, and has chosenĀ Geraldine Brooks‘ People of the Book. People of the Book is described as a novel of “sweeping historical grandeur and intimate emotional intensity.” A rare-book expert, Hanna Heath, finds herself in the precarious position of protector, seeking a safe journey […]


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